0.4.6 - 2019-02-19 Changed
error help metadata specifier now accepts a dictionary of
language codes and messages.
verbose error messages configuration directive.
Unicode problem with Markdown documents.
Deep copy error with
0.4.5 - 2019-02-18 Changed
Group gathering with
ask_number=True will use the value of
there_are_any if it is defined and set to false.
When editing list using a table, completeness of elements will be
Back button embedded in question is now “link” style.
content_as_html() methods of objects
generated from a
hide navbar feature.
js_target URL parameter for embedding the
interview into an element on another web site. The
gathered_and_complete() method of the
Error logging in with Auth0 in Python 3.
comma_and_list() function was not Unicode-friendly.
Method of adjusting encryption of interviews in session after
logging in was inefficient.
API verification not working in Python 3.
Screen reader in Python 3.
Playground commit not pushing to organizational repositories.
0.4.4 - 2019-02-15 Added
convertapi secret configuration directive.
API endpoints for listing and deleting Playground files.
JSON serialization with unusual dict keys.
Screen scrolling problem in Playground folders.
0.4.3 - 2019-02-13 Added
PY2 names, imported from the
allow non-idempotent questions specifier in
post screen part is now positioned below the
part on small screens.
The screen parts feature was not fully implemented and documented.
required privileges feature was not fully implemented.
Editing yourself through
/userlist would disable yourself.
Error with text-to-speech cache.
Non-required file upload variables were being set to
instead of being ignored.
0.4.2 - 2019-02-10 Added
Additional SQL indexes.
default screen parts block.
required privileges specifier in
set_title() function was renamed to
set_parts() and now
supports setting any screen part.
Error with OCR.
Error with screen reader.
The current section when showing a
nav in a question was not
Wrong formatting of subsections in sections sidebar under some
0.4.1 - 2019-02-04 Added
Placeholder CSS classes for customization.
Support for alternative Redis ports and database offsets.
0.4.0 - 2019-02-04 Added
DAPYTHONVERSION Docker environment variable.
The system is now compatible with Python 3.5.
subdivision_type() algorithm was improved.
The update script failed under some circumstances due to a SQL
0.3.36 - 2019-01-24 Fixed
Not all login methods were redirecting the user back to the
interview when they should have.
0.3.35 - 2019-01-22 Added
resume interview after login configuration directive.
/api/session API endpoint and the
function now accept the
event_list parameter and can get past
More robust code injection detection mechanism.
Unicode error with certain Spanish numbers.
0.3.34 - 2019-01-20 Added
Customizability of standard validation messages using the
messages field modifier or the
default validation messages block.
.geolocate() method to populate attributes of
using a single-string address.
Options for setting
.alt_text attribute on
.get_alt_text() methods of file objects.
template password option for
pdf template file (new
Upgraded Pandoc to version 2.5.1 (new
docker run required).
UI changes for keyboard navigation of sections.
Empty documents generated by Markdown were resulting in zero byte
PDFs rather than one-page blank PDFs from Pandoc.
The field names on some types of PDF files were not being identified
correctly on the Utilities screen.
0.3.33 - 2019-01-16 Changed
API calls can be authenticated with an
X-API-Key cookie or HTTP
API responses contain CORS-friendly HTTP headers.
JSON error when running
XML error when assembling DOCX files.
0.3.32 - 2019-01-16 Changed
UI and HTML changes for accessibility.
Timing of initialization of Google autocomplete fields resulted in
OneDrive synchronization errors due to changes in the Microsoft Graph API.
0.3.31 - 2019-01-14 Changed
Additional information added to data representation of question.
HTML more standards-compliant for accessibility.
Package update process was not detecting missing packages.
The watchdog’s process terminations were causing unnecessary
internal server errors under high system load, mistaking a busy
Apache process for an out-of-control Apache process. The threshold
has been adjusted. The change will only take effect after a
docker start. Alternatively,
docker exec into the
container and run
supervisorctl restart watchdog.
0.3.30 - 2019-01-05 Added
/api/login_url API endpoint.
/api/user_info API endpoint.
/api/user/new API endpoint will now create a random password
if a password is not provided.
/api/user/new API endpoint used
email when the correct
0.3.29 - 2019-01-03 Added
question_name option for the POST method of the
API endpoint and the
Unicode error from
0.3.28 - 2018-12-31 Added
accept specifier for
datatype: file fields.
0.3.27 - 2018-12-24 Changed
Table edit attribute names treated as “follow up” actions.
0.3.26 - 2018-12-21 Changed
reconsider() to 0.3.24 version.
0.3.25 - 2018-12-20 Changed
Exception raised if unsafe filename used for a
Problem with caching of stand-alone
0.3.24 - 2018-12-17 Added
inline keyword parameter for the
describe() method of the output of
The result of
date_difference() when reduced to text now runs the
describe() method instead of stating the number of days.
space_to_underscore() function now uses
werkzeug.secure_filename() and replaces more than just non-ASCII
characters and spaces.
.export() method of tables.
0.3.23 - 2018-12-15 Added
Error from Playground sidebar for interviews using
0.3.22 - 2018-12-14 Added
Insertion of PDF files into DOCX files.
Links in Playground sidebar to source code on GitHub.
Data representation of a question now includes plain attachment file
Not all thread local variables were reset before request.
Unicode error when exporting README.
Azure Blob storage missing content type.
0.3.21 - 2018-12-10 Added
object labeler option in
0.3.20 - 2018-12-08 Added
exclude_privileges keyword parameter of the
last_access_time() function and related functions.
/api/user_list API method and the
now return a user’s privileges under a dictionary key called
privileges. Previously the key
roles was used.
has_key() methods of
DADict did not work.
templates on a screen using iterators did not work
Browser back button sometimes required two clicks to go back one
Unhelpful error when uploading invalid file type to Wizard.
Temporary PDF files accumulating in
0.3.19 - 2018-12-02 Added
Protections against adding non-modules to Modules folder.
Keep memory of visited sections when the available sections change.
/user/register while being signed in
will now redirect to the
auto resume interview, if any.
0.3.18 - 2018-11-30 Fixed
Unicode error in text to speech engine.
0.3.17 - 2018-11-30 Added
.show(editable=False) option for tables.
include_dict option for
formatted_unit() method for
Icons on the User List page highlighting users with special
Admin users cannot take away their own admin privilege.
Admin users cannot disable their own accounts.
Validation error messages in admin pages were black when they should
have been red.
.add_action() method for
pandas erroneously requires a
nanosecond attribute in dates.
instanceName guessing in the context of a function.
0.3.16 - 2018-11-26 Added
export() method of tables.
0.3.15 - 2018-11-26 Added
0.3.14 - 2018-11-25 Added
.filter() method of the
mmdc() function for generating diagrams and flowcharts with
mermaid. Requires system upgrade.
0.3.13 - 2018-11-23 Added
“Sync and Run” button in the Playground.
0.3.12 - 2018-11-22 Fixed
value() using a variable as an iterator.
0.3.11 - 2018-11-15 Added
/api/playground file upload feature.
0.3.10 - 2018-11-13 Added
page after login feature.
0.3.9 - 2018-11-10 Added
allow sms, and
two factor authentication.
progressive option for
0.3.8 - 2018-11-04 Added
backup days configuration directive.
word() function did not work on words with non-ASCII
Empty fields question skipping did not work where variable was
attribute of a non-existent object.
Interviews that changed the language changed the language of the Playground.
0.3.7 - 2018-10-28 Fixed
0.3.6 - 2018-10-28 Changed
Validation is now applied in required fields so that spaces alone
cannot bypass validation.
Color of pressed button now “secondary” rather than “success” and
colors of non-pressed buttons now “light” instead of “secondary.”
Problem with editing lists where the
complete_attribute is not
defined by a
No proper error message when a non-text string is used as a variable
Problems with locking-related changes from 0.3.5.
Admin users were allowed to give
admin privilege to users with
Python error in cron.py.
0.3.5 - 2018-10-23 Added
delete_url_only parameters to the
url_only parameter to the
message parameter to
add_action() is now passed through
Removed the new feature from 0.3.3 where interview answers are saved
Different method of locking while copying playground modules.
Percent signs in
number fields may have avoided validation.
Database access for chat log not protected by locking.
0.3.4 - 2018-10-20 Fixed
Links not appearing in the inline navigation bar.
Toggle button not present in the vertical navigation bar.
0.3.3 - 2018-10-19 Added
The ability to set a
read only attribute on a
table to indicate
that some rows cannot be deleted or edited.
Editing a table will cause the definition of the
attribute, if any, to be recomputed after the
edit attributes are
Interview answers saved before a
Background task callbacks that raise exceptions will no longer save
Dependencies not being properly scanned from
Review screen resume button that set variable had unicode instead of
boolean data type.
Text was not scanned for emojis unless
images were defined or the
default icons directive was set.
get() method of
DADict did not work.
Random errors where dictionary cannot be retrieved (potential fix).
minimum_number feature introduced in 0.3.2 did not work on
tables based on
Elements could not be added through
add_action() when the list was
rows directive of a table resulted in an error if the
expression used a compound operator (e.g.,
Changes to fields made by remote user not reflected in observer window.
Back button did not work when remote controlling.
Updated deprecated pandas code in the machine learning module.
0.3.2 - 2018-10-13 Changed
table with a
DADict now sets
row_index to the key and
row_item to the value, and
DADicts can be edited using tables.
No delete buttons on a
table when deletion would cause the number
of items to fall below
edit option on a
table can now use reference indices as well
message for the
add_action() method on a group is
“Add an item” if the group is empty.
Clicking on a navigable section header empties the action queue,
ensuring that clicking “Resume” puts the user back in the interview,
rather than the screen they saw before they clicked the header.
delete buttons option when using
edit on a
only_if_empty option on the
slice method of the
re_gather attribute of groups to
follow up option in a
preloaded modules configuration directive.
URL for restarting interview session conflicted with another URL
when user logged in.
tables could not appear inside of
review blocks because they
were always undefined.
Navigable section headers not styled correctly.
One of two processes simultaneously loading the playground modules at
same time could encounter an empty directory.
Screen loads through
url_action_perform() did not show the
Some thread variables were not reset between requests.
The OCR background function did not work, so rolled back celery and
kombu to 4.1.0.
0.3.1 - 2018-10-02 Changed
When a variable is force-asked or the goal of an action and a
question is not found, no error will be raised. This facilitates
the use of optional follow-up questions in a
Aliased template variables generated pickle errors.
0.3.0 - 2018-09-28 Changed
Upgraded OS from Debian stretch from Debian jessie. Upgraded pandoc
to version 2.3. LibreOffice upgraded to version in
stretch-backports. A system upgrade is required to realize these
minlength on a
datatype: checkboxes field turns off the
“None of the above” item.
LibreOffice upgraded to version in jessie-backports.
exit_logout under buttons,
Logging in with e-mail and password where e-mail already used for a
social login generated an exception.
.copy_into() method of
DAFile now accepts
DAFileCollection objects as
the argument, as well as the direct file path of the other file.
Problem with converting to PDF after
update references for some
tables of contents.
.from_url() methods now update PDF and
image information after the file contents change.
Additional test interviews.
html can now be used to insert text in the right
column, along side a field.
maxlength modifiers did not work on
insert_docx_template() function was not intercepting all
parameters of class
DAObject and passing them as objects.
Too many line breaks in .docx address block.
Static file videos did not work.
Static file videos were static width.
0.2.99 - 2018-09-19 Added
back button and
back button label modifiers.
show login directive in interview
0.2.98 - 2018-09-18 Fixed
Error in Word manifest XML file.
0.2.97 - 2018-09-18 Added
Playground “Variables, etc.” for the Word task pane.
It is no longer necessary to remove curly quotes from .docx Jinja2
code. They will be converted to straight quotes before processing.
choices list could not contain a list of numeric, boolean,
DAStaticFiles could not be inserted into .docx templates.
0.2.96 - 2018-09-12 Added
Integration between Microsoft OneDrive and the Playground.
debug directive inside
Upgraded Font Awesome to 5.3.1.
0.2.95 - 2018-09-08 Added
update references setting on
0.2.94 - 2018-09-05 Added
redact() function and
redact option on
table blocks now become
objects rather than
DATemplate objects. Their contents are
evaluated at the time they are reduced to text, not at the time they
currency() and other functions when used from a
template file where undefined variables did not raise exceptions.
create_new_interview() function caused unnecessary 4 second delay.
user privileges could not access API key management.
interview_url() function was returning a URL based on how the
current request was made, rather than the actual URL for getting to
0.2.93 - 2018-08-31 Fixed
DATemplate variables with string indices.
0.2.92 - 2018-08-27 Added
show progress bar percentage feature.
background_response() function can be called using
background_response('refresh') to refresh the user’s screen.
0.2.91 - 2018-08-25 Added
fields version of
background_response() could not set radio
0.2.90 - 2018-08-23 Fixed
Problem with checkboxes inside a
0.2.89 - 2018-08-20 Changed
variables_as_json() function now accepts
a keyword parameter.
variables_as_json() function now produces pretty-printed JSON
Only ordinary users will see flash messages about switching to a
Template and static file deletion in Playground.
Setting the instance name of items that are already in a list.
Non-mandatory questions were being marked as answered in the
0.2.88 - 2018-08-20 Fixed
The recent version of WTForms is incompatible; set to 2.1.
simplify parameter of
get_session_variables() was fixed to
0.2.87 - 2018-08-19 Changed
Moved interview HTML into a
<div> to provide compatibility with
0.2.86 - 2018-08-17 Added
js show if and
js hide if field modifiers.
continue button field feature.
Upgraded Font Awesome to 5.2.0.
DALists added together will yield a
zip_file() returned an empty archive when given a
0.2.85 - 2018-08-15 Fixed
Problem with screen reader flagging help text with Markdown
formatting as a defined term.
Problem with Internet Explorer passing through commas in numeric
0.2.84 - 2018-08-13 Changed
Word processing files and text files can now be included in
documents in the same way that images can.
DAFileCollection to text no longer attempts to show all
versions in the collection, but only includes one.
0.2.83 - 2018-08-11 Changed
Playground UI highlights most recently edited files.
0.2.82 - 2018-08-08 Changed
Some exceptions raised by Jinja2 will now be accompanied by a
snippet of document context.
Initial support for Travis CI deployment.
Setting of text fields to
None when the value is the string
Vertical alignment of section labels in horizontal mode.
User text causing Pandoc to enter LaTeX math mode.
Reconstruction of certain types of bookmarks after adding signature
Addresses that normalize without a street address.
0.2.81 - 2018-07-31 Changed
Interviews are now served from
/interview rather than
change is backward-compatible.
Error notification e-mails will no longer include the interview
variables as a JSON file unless
error notification variables is
set to true in the Configuration.
Non-mandatory blocks no longer get tracked in the internal
dictionary as having been answered.
root redirect url Configuration directive.
include_internal parameter of
mandatory is used on a block that does not support the
Missing unique IDs for API calls.
HTML typo in Logs page.
0.2.80 - 2018-07-24 Added
/me resource with information about the user.
JSON returned by API and
/vars is now pretty-printed.
Referencing a non-existent section no longer triggers an error.
0.2.79 - 2018-07-21 Changed
append method to the
DAList class now accepts an optional
Any package name starting with
demo was being blocked
allow demo was not set to
0.2.78 - 2018-07-17 Added
index() method of the
File uploads are now at the top of the screen in Playground folders.
datatype: checkboxes and
0.2.77 - 2018-07-13 Fixed
post HTML was missing on signature pages.
value() function was not working properly.
0.2.76 - 2018-07-11 Fixed
Possible fix for “group by” SQL error in
0.2.75 - 2018-07-11 Added
step option for
datatype: number and
datatype: number are no longer limited to two decimal
The “exit” command was logging the user out.
0.2.74 - 2018-07-11 Added
error help configuration and metadata directives.
.copy_deep() methods of
Error e-mails now attempt to attach the interview variables as a
Error in cron about missing
Auth0 login was erroneously enabled by default.
0.2.73 - 2018-07-07 Added
set_instance_name option for use with
skip undefined option for
block() method of
Address now includes the word “Unit”
before the unit, if the unit exists.
On iOS mobile devices, an
<optgroup> is now added to
Vertical spacing between buttons in the Actions column of a table.
Templates with variable names containing iterators were not being
Default date values were not displayed in
0.2.72 - 2018-06-27 Fixed
Error message when publishing to PyPI.
Unicode error in YAML dump.
0.2.71 - 2018-06-21 Added
set options inside of a
To indicate that a multiple-choice under
fields should use
pulldown, or a
input type instead of
datatype can then be set to something else, like
number. This change is backwards compatible.
Removed sublocality from normalized addresses.
values look like numbers.
delete_all function did not delete all interviews.
defined function did not work well with lists and dictionaries
in the process of being gathered.
0.2.70 - 2018-06-14 Changed
force_ask() and calls to actions now result in more
persistent variable seeking.
Improved editing of lists.
show if with
show if with a value of
0.2.69 - 2018-06-12 Fixed
Section headers with hyperlinks.
Google Drive with a large number of files.
0.2.68 - 2018-06-10 Fixed
Problems with Google Drive timestamps when cloud storage in use.
Invalid use of echo in Dockerfile.
0.2.67 - 2018-06-09 Changed
When a non-text field is not required, and the user does not provide
a value, the variable will be set to
Required field markers show differently in some contexts.
Additional log messages for Google Drive.
New Debian dependencies
Problems with Google Drive initial set-up.
0.2.66 - 2018-06-07 Changed
Code editing boxes are now sized relative to screen size.
0.2.65 - 2018-06-06 Added
Better error handling after uploads.
Better error handling during software updates.
0.2.64 - 2018-05-31 Added
Feature for uploading files through dataurls to the Template Folder
of the Playground.
Comboboxes now accept free text input.
PDF bookmarks restored after inserting images.
0.2.63 - 2018-05-25 Added
error notification email configuration option.
Error with PDF fields and signature overlay.
0.2.62 - 2018-05-23 Added
JSON interface to the “Variables, etc.” and list of Playground
Error during invitation and registration.
0.2.61 - 2018-05-19 Changed
disable others directive now accepts a list of fields.
Most natural language functions now accept an optional keyword
subdivisionfirst database fields have longer
Additional system phrases are translatable.
0.2.60 - 2018-05-15 Fixed
Error on registration page.
0.2.59 - 2018-05-15 Added
Horizontal navigation bar option.
Option for disabling the
pip cache when installing a package.
validation_error() function and the
interview_list() function now returns
PDF assembly resulted in a missing AcroForm error in some circumstances.
PyPI publishing code used out-of-date upload URL.
Deleting session in multi-user interview deleted sessions for all
Visiting registration page while logged in did not redirect to My
An inappropriate error was raised about
validate input validation
functions for certain input types and values.
0.2.58 - 2018-05-08 Added
Version number on the Package Management page.
Problem with checkboxes inside of
CSS problem with the “required” asterisk.
0.2.57 - 2018-05-07 Added
num_pages() method on
On the mobile
signature page, the “Clear” button is replaced with
a “Back” button.
validate code now works on document uploads.
question back button was missing from the buttons on the
Problem with spacing of the
question back button next to other
0.2.56 - 2018-05-07 Changed
max field modifiers on
datatype: date fields now
accept a wider range of date formats.
0.2.55 - 2018-05-06 Changed
DACloudStorage object can now be initialized to use
Configuration directives other than
max field modifiers now work with
slurp() method for
Support for editing HTML and other text file formats in the Static
Files folder of the Playground.
List of branches in pull-down cut off at a certain length.
Live Help had problems with encryption.
Missing help button on
0.2.54 - 2018-05-05 Fixed
0.2.53 - 2018-05-02 Changed
Social logins now populate first and last name in the user profile.
all_variables() function now has an optional keyword argument
special that returns information about an interview that is not
stored in the variables.
long_description in setup.py files.
Update button in
/updatepackage reverted package to
Unicode problem in
0.2.52 - 2018-05-01 Fixed
The setup.py file for
docassemble.webapp did not depend on
particular versions of
0.2.51 - 2018-05-01 Changed
advocate privilege grants access to see user information using
interview_list() function and
/api/interviews API now act
upon interviews of anonymous users.
Questions not centered on screen when navigation bar in use but empty.
Google Places API populating
subpremise and leaving
0.2.50 - 2018-04-28 Changed
Upgraded user interface from Bootstrap 3.3 to Bootstrap 4.0.0.
Headless Chrome now used by default in
show dispatch link Configuration directive.
Exception triggered by importation of word translation files with
indefinite_article() function used “a” for any capitalized
Issue where Chrome extensions interfered with file uploads.
0.2.49 - 2018-04-15 Fixed
Use of deprecated flag when calling
0.2.48 - 2018-04-14 Changed
Address methods no longer require
.city to be defined.
Address object and the
address autocomplete feature now
use more of the possible address components of addresses returned by
the Google APIs.
Bug in code for getting temporary URLs to cloud storage.
0.2.47 - 2018-04-12 Fixed
Problem with quoting glossary terms in HTML.
0.2.46 - 2018-04-11 Fixed
0.2.45 - 2018-04-11 Fixed
Identification of names of ZIP files uploaded through Package Management.
Exception raised by Unicode non-breaking spaces in interview files.
0.2.44 - 2018-03-31 Added
analytics id subdirective of the
google Configuration directive.
show ifs are supported.
Exception caused by mandatory
review blocks without an
0.2.43 - 2018-03-28 Changed
Exception caused by ampersands in docx template field values.
Exception caused by unicode in parameters passed to
Place Autocomplete returning
undefined for some address components.
0.2.42 - 2018-03-25 Added
allow downloading modifier.
right question part.
allow emailing modifier now accepts Python code.
Margins in navigation bar.
0.2.41 - 2018-03-24 Added
delete_variables option for the POST operation of the
Less stringent input sanitation so that Playground files with
parentheses can be deleted.
Labels inside buttons will now wrap.
Escaping of anchor text in
0.2.40 - 2018-03-19 Added
.complete_elements() method of
Removed any dependency on
0.2.39 - 2018-03-15 Changed
review block can now be used with
field instead of
Temporarily removed warning about
Issue with pressing enter causing two screens to submit.
0.2.38 - 2018-03-14 Added
show interviews link configuration directive.
The user profile link in the menu will always be shown if the user
Different formatting of user list.
Author name and e-mail in “Packages” folder of Playground.
show if not recognizing
False value of checkbox
0.2.37 - 2018-03-10 Added
Example for appending a row to a Google Sheet.
scale option for the
include_docx_template() function accepts keyword parameters.
This has the effect of including Jinja2
set commands at the
beginning of the included sub-document.
0.2.36 - 2018-03-08 Added
DALink object type, which allows hyperlinks to be inserted
into .docx files.
showifdef() functions can now be configured to
return a default value other than the empty string.
Cron jobs and environment variables. This requires a system reset.
0.2.35 - 2018-03-06 Changed
Replaced Package Management with the former “Update a Package.”
0.2.34 - 2018-03-06 Added
main page pre,
main page submit, and
main page post
post metadata items.
Pressing enter has effect of pressing Continue, even on pages
without input elements.
0.2.33 - 2018-03-04 Fixed
Problem with using Upgrade button.
0.2.32 - 2018-03-04 Added
ldap login configuration directive. Using this feature will
require a system upgrade (running a new instance), as the
libldap2-dev Debian packages are required
dependencies of the
python-ldap Python module.
0.2.31 - 2018-03-02 Added
use font awesome and
CSS support for Material Icons.
question help button feature.
label the help tab.
Reference to non-existent image file during image preloading.
Error when reviving SMS session for which answers had been deleted.
SMS interface bugs related to signatures and attachments.
0.2.30 - 2018-02-27 Changed
SVG instead of PNG for images in checkboxes and radio buttons.
Page layout when side navigation bar in use.
Slow submit time when many checkboxes are used.
0.2.29 - 2018-02-25 Added
question back button and
navigation back button.
raw global css and
Main content block for page is now centered on desktop.
Problem with calling background action from code triggered by the API.
Problem with including a table while gathering the rows of the table.
0.2.28 - 2018-02-08 Added
enable remember me configuration directive.
repr() of a
DASet is the
its elements, and
repr() triggers the gathering process.
.salutation() method of the
Individual object now uses the
exclude on a manual list of choices.
Lack of curly quote in “I don’t know” buttons.
0.2.27 - 2018-01-31 Added
package protection Changed
last_access_time() now returns the last access time as a
datetime object with a time zone; previously the object was “naive”
with respect to time zone.
Problem with branch name of new GitHub repository.
as_datetime() converting times to midnight when the
argument is already a datetime object.
noyeswide checkbox fields.
0.2.26 - 2018-01-29 Fixed
format_date() was acting like
0.2.25 - 2018-01-29 Changed
Tweaks to the
Unicode error on interview page after interview decryption failure.
Problem with list gathering and
0.2.24 - 2018-01-28 Fixed
Problem with missing uid in background tasks.
0.2.23 - 2018-01-28 Added
datatypes for fields.
/api/session/back API and the
/api/user/<user_id>/privileges APIs, and
.as_serializable() method of the
/api/session POST API now returns the current question, unless the
question data value is set to
/api/session POST API now accepts file uploads.
Changed the name “roles” to the name “privileges” in the
set_user_info() function can now be used to change user
datatype: date will now set a variable of type
DADateTime, rather than a plain text variable.
today() now returns a
DADateTime object if it is called
show if and
hide if functionality now
animates the showing and hiding of fields.
0.2.22 - 2018-01-23 Added
allow demo for allowing demonstration
interviews in production mode.
Ability to send e-mail using the Mailgun API instead of SMTP.
decimal places option for automatically formatting floating
point numbers passed to DOCX and PDF forms using
checkin interval configuration directive is set to
browser will not “check in” at all.
/api/session/question API encounters an undefined
variable for which a definition is not available, it will no longer
return an error code, but will return a success code and indicate
what variable was not defined.
Invalid HTML in navigation bar.
Removed unnecessary invalidation of interview cache.
Problem with address autocomplete when variable name contains a bracket.
0.2.21 - 2018-01-19 Added
An API interface.
user_interviews() was reporting the wrong
google maps api key when an
api key alone was set under
google in the Configuration.
Problem with formatting of chat log after going back into a session.
0.2.20 - 2018-01-14 Added
send_fax() function for sending faxes using Twilio.
include_docx_template() function for including .docx content
within a .docx file.
0.2.19 - 2018-01-12 Added
Ability to run
interview_list() on all users. Additional keys
email are included in results.
Integrated the Place Autocomplete feature from the Google Places API.
Bug in YAML parser triggered sometimes by fields with blank labels.
Newline to space error in docx templates that affected Word but not LibreOffice.
0.2.18 - 2018-01-06 Added
Typo in HTML when
camera and other HTML5 upload datatypes were used.
0.2.17 - 2018-01-04 Changed
Better features in background actions for handling exceptions.
0.2.16 - 2018-01-01 Fixed
Problems with cron jobs, including an error in the documentation;
the variable is not
0.2.15 - 2018-01-01 Changed
Calculation Order of the template file will be reproduced in the
resulting PDF file.
Calculation Order of the first file will be reproduced in the
resulting PDF file.
Problem with using specific person as sender of an e-mail.
0.2.14 - 2017-12-27 Added
Customizable 404 error message.
all_true() methods for the
Typo in password complexity error message.
0.2.13 - 2017-12-24 Added
Ability to change the
password complexity requirements in the
Ability to control whether registering users must retype their
0.2.12 - 2017-12-24 Fixed
for attributes of
<label> elements were mislabeled when a
show if defined the same variable.
0.2.11 - 2017-12-18 Fixed
Problem with validating fields inside
0.2.10 - 2017-12-15 Fixed
Problem recognizing string indices in code.
0.2.9 - 2017-12-15 Fixed
Problem with dictionaries inside of dictionaries.
Some of the administrative page customizations did not work.
0.2.8 - 2017-12-14 Fixed
Inserting images into PDFs using
0.2.7 - 2017-12-13 Added
into administrative pages.
0.2.6 - 2017-12-12 Fixed
GitHub pagination problem with
0.2.5 - 2017-12-12 Changed
global css and
Curly quote conversion is re-enabled.
Password protection on generated PDF files.
variable names containing generic object or
iterator references can now be used with
Error when uploading Zip file to Playground packages folder.
Problem setting boolean character of yesno variables that are
specified using brackets.
Problem with referring to
get_url_from_file_reference() outside of
0.2.4 - 2017-12-06 Changed
Automatically remove newlines from e-mail subject lines
PDF thumbnails now have the filename as the “title.”
Background tasks no longer try to process responses if exception
Ability to set
exit link and
exit label in metadata and
Error when pulling “master” branches of GitHub packages into the
Flash message showing when interview YAML file changes and “allow
login” is False.
0.2.3 - 2017-12-04 Changed
Turned off automatic curly quote conversion until Unicode error
in textstat can be fixed.
0.2.2 - 2017-12-04 Added
Pulling and pushing using GitHub branches.
.failed() method on result of background task.
0.2.1 - 2017-11-30 Changed
The hard-coded limit on JSON nesting depth, which was mentioned
in the 0.2.0 changes, has been changed from 6 to 20.
Apache could not start unless Docker container started with a
GitHub push using GitHub integration failed because of an SSH
0.2.0 - 2017-11-29 Added
logo option of
variables_as_json() functions now
contain a limitation on nesting depth. The limit is hard-coded at
6 levels, after which values will be “null.” This is to prevent
exceptions being triggered by circular references.
Setting Google Drive Synchronization folder to “Do not link” will
now erase the connection between the OAuth app and the user.
When populating PDF checkboxes, passing
None to the checkbox or to
noyes() functions will result in the box not
Apache web server variables are now reset after a restart (e.g.,
after the Configuration is changed.
When pulling the contents of a
docassemble extension package
into the Playground, it will now remember the GitHub URL or PyPI
package name so that when you go to Pull again, you will not need to
retype. This works even if you have not enabled GitHub integration. Fixed
PDF checkbox inconsistencies.
Git pull into Playground packages without integration generated an
When datatype is object and variable existed, it would try to reduce
the object to text in order to see if it should be highlighted as a
pre-selected default value.
0.1.99 - 2017-11-23 Added
Option for changing the UID and GID of www-data within the Docker
container, so that
/usr/share/docassemble/files can be mounted as
a Docker volume and the Playground files can be edited.
Multiple choice questions in
fields will set boolean
False if those are the only options.
Additional headers are set to enable cross-site resource sharing
if the CROSSSITEDOMAIN variable is set.
Apache configuration files in Docker are configured differently;
existing site configuration files will not be overwritten and
configuration options are now implemented as Apache variables.
DAList objects now work with the
+ operator; a regular list can
be added to a
DAList but not the other way around.
uncheck others feature triggered an error if it was not the
0.1.98 - 2017-11-20 Changed
Going to “/exit” will now log out the user, if the user is logged
&json=1 for JSON responses, the
logout, which works like
exit but also logs the user out.
Default values in object choices.
0.1.97 - 2017-11-14 Fixed
Problem with Playground interviews not being decrypted.
0.1.96 - 2017-11-12 Fixed
JSON conversion problem when using
0.1.95 - 2017-11-12 Fixed
Bug in 0.1.94 regarding detection of variable names.
0.1.94 - 2017-11-12 Fixed
Improved detection of variable names in code.
0.1.93 - 2017-11-10 Changed
Individual class no longer initializes the
expense attributes, but there are
objects blocks in
basic-questions.yml that will initialize these attributes.
Organization class no longer initializes the
offices is provided as a keyword parameter
during object construction.
Interview tags system and the
0.1.92 - 2017-11-09 Added
checkbox export value option when using
pdf template file.
The Markdown to HTML converter now uses the Attribute Lists extension.
server_capabilities() function now has a
When the server is not in
debug mode, users must be logged in as
with administrator or developer privileges to run interviews in
docassemble.demo. In the SMS interface,
interviews in these packages are always inoperable unless the server
server_capabilities() was not recognizing the
0.1.91 - 2017-11-07 Changed
Exceptions triggered during code block execution will now show the
line, not just indicate the line number.
server_capabilities() function is now imported by default and
it reports additional features.
interview_list() function now returns interview metadata.
cross site domain configuration directive and
CROSSSITEDOMAIN environment variable, for enabling APIs to be
Azure blob storage fixes.
0.1.90 - 2017-11-05 Changed
New features in the
session list interview and
dispatch interview configuration
0.1.89 - 2017-11-04 Added
Ability to use
Thread unsafe language setting.
0.1.88 - 2017-11-02 Fixed
object_name() raised an exception.
Including MP4 videos did not work when OGG not provided.
0.1.87 - 2017-11-02 Fixed
docx template file combined with
code resulted in error
due to recent change that attempted to provide better error
0.1.86 - 2017-11-01 Added
button icon size,
button icon units, and
button size configuration options.
Clicking the back button when looking at question help will return
the user to the question.
Width of images in .docx files.
0.1.85 - 2017-10-29 Added
google maps api key in the
google section of the
A Google API key is now required for using
0.1.84 - 2017-10-29 Fixed
UI issues when switching between help and questions tabs.
pop() method to
Machine learning errors when entries are blank.
0.1.83 - 2017-10-26 Added
fields option for
check in events can use the
background_response() to communicate results to the browser.
0.1.82 - 2017-10-26 Added
pdf_concatenate() function converts word processing files.
complete_attribute, list gathering will not
first seek a textual representation of the object.
Inclusion of images in RTF when a width not specified.
undefine() no longer raise exceptions
when passed constants or internal Python names.
Errors in list gathering.
0.1.81 - 2017-10-25 Changed
Google Drive synchronization is now handled as a background task so
that it will not be interrupted by a web browser timeout.
Uploads embedded in docx template files.
0.1.80 - 2017-10-23 Added
Interview title functionality in the
metadata initial block.
Image URLs to PDF page images with S3/Azure Blob Storage.
0.1.79 - 2017-10-23 Fixed
PDF page retrieval index error.
File permissions issue in S3 that prevents server restart. S3 users
must upgrade the Docker image.
Incorrect timestamps when downloading from persistent cloud storage.
0.1.78 - 2017-10-22 Changed
When using S3 or Azure Blob Storage, the files will now be cached
on the server file system and updated when they change.
When using the Playground and S3 or Azure Blob Storage is in use,
and there are more than ten decorations, no preview images will be
shown in “Variables, etc.”
The values of
SavedFile objects will be cached in memory for the
duration of a web request, so that when you create a new
SavedFile, attributes will be set from memory.
The first argument to a
MachineLearner object will no longer be
used as a literal
group_id. Rather, an argument
'fruit' it will
be converted into a group_id of the form
You can still set a literal
group_id using the keyword parameter
initial_file is given to a
MachineLearner object, two
different formats can be used: an array, or a dictionary of arrays.
If a dictionary of arrays, the keys will be checked and if the key
group_id (with the part before the final
colon, if any, removed), the array corresponding to that key will be
Playground wizard not including pdf and docx template files in package.
Playground wizard not including static files in package.
Playground wizard pickle error when using S3 or Azure blob storage.
Bug where key ‘sought’ not found.
0.1.77 - 2017-10-20 Added
Missing dependencies for
0.1.76 - 2017-10-20 Added
RandomForestMachineLearner for machine learning with numeric and
code to specify fields in docx template.
0.1.75 - 2017-10-18 Added
inline width field modifier for embedded fields.
get_data() methods for
DAFile initialize function now handles keyword arguments as
0.1.74 - 2017-10-15 Added
Validation errors for embedded fill-in-the-blanks elements now
appear under the fields.
Embedded radio buttons and checkboxes now use standard HTML
Embedded currency fields use standard text to represent the currency
0.1.73 - 2017-10-15 Changed
Referring to a non-existent DAList item after the list has been
gathered will now generate an exception.
Brought back gradients on buttons, which had been removed in 0.1.72.
0.1.72 - 2017-10-14 Added
bootstrap theme and
inverse navbar features and configuration
specified package now use the package of the features block.
Logout now deletes cookies.
0.1.71 - 2017-10-11 Changed
currency() now returns
'' on non-numeric input.
AWS secret access codes with slashes.
Recognition of iterators with constant integers.
0.1.70 - 2017-10-10 Added
Lettuce tests in directory
Playground variable detection now shows attributes.
Playground variable detection now adjusts for temporary Mako variables.
split() function now splits on newlines.
Playground no longer loads each example interview into memory.
Template file Google Drive deletion.
Problem with pickling result of
Scanning for variable names involving patterns like
0.1.69 - 2017-10-05 Added
.using() for adding parameters to object definitions.
Backups only kept now for 14 days. Container upgrade necessary.
Use of iterators and generic objects in
Azure cron backup. Container upgrade necessary.
0.1.68 - 2017-10-05 Added
Interview cache invalidation now handled through thread local
variables and a redis counter, rather than by modification times on
YAML files. This may avoid potential problems with Google Drive
Google Drive sync now has a page that tells the user not to stop the
Error on URL redirection.
Playground package page asking for GitHub sign-in after expiration
History on error page restored.
0.1.67 - 2017-10-02 Added
Warnings in the Playground when use of a particular file name would
overwrite an existing file.
Fields in a PDF fill-in form can be specified as a list of dictionaries.
maximum image size in effect, files that got converted to PNG
by the browser still had original file extensions.
Typo introduced in 0.1.65 affecting the processing of lists of
choices in multiple-choice questions.
0.1.66 - 2017-10-01 Fixed
Problem with empty upload fields.
0.1.65 - 2017-09-30 Changed
More consistent behavior in multiple choice listings.
When a multiple choice question’s choices are determined by code,
the image can be an uploaded file.
scan for variables modifier.
has_been_gathered() method on groups.
More expansive error messages in debug mode.
Errors if variable names in
question blocks are invalid.
Layout problem when sections and progress meter both turned on.
0.1.64 - 2017-09-26 Fixed
Gathering of Asset items.
0.1.63 - 2017-09-26 Added
Example of editing a list after it has been gathered.
Embedded fields where the variable names contain iterators.
Lists instanceNames adjusting after removal of a list element.
0.1.62 - 2017-09-24 Changed
Fields can now be embedded in
Multiple choice type
datatype: combobox for
Mandatory multiple-choices questions with embedded code blocks.
DADict objects in choices lists.
0.1.61 - 2017-09-23 Changed
After back button is pressed, defaults will be populated on fields
that accept defaults.
DAFileCollection so that it can be used like a
Checkbox defaults specified as
DADict objects not recognized.
0.1.60 - 2017-09-21 Changed
Added a new type of infinite loop detection.
0.1.59 - 2017-09-21 Changed
Added a different type of infinite loop detection.
0.1.58 - 2017-09-19 Added
Multiple choice type
Code example for
YouTube video widths not responsive.
0.1.57 - 2017-09-19 Fixed
Bug that affected some file-related operations.
Detection of infinite loops.
0.1.56 - 2017-09-17 Changed
The way that the
objects block gets executed has changed. It no
longer executes as a mandatory block unless it is marked as
In addition, the way that questions are asked has changed
accordingly. If any fields that would be set by the question have
docassemble will try to ensure that the underlying
variable is already defined, which may trigger a process of defining
the variable. This will ensure that objects mentioned in object
blocks will be created before they are necessary. These new changes enable the use of iterator variables like
Problem with deletion of keys on S3.
Problem with response() on second and subsequent screens.
0.1.55 - 2017-09-16 Added
precedence modifiers and the
order initial block.
The JSON interface.
0.1.54 - 2017-09-16 Fixed
Upgraded from boto to boto3.
Fixed issues with documents and cloud storage.
0.1.53 - 2017-09-15 Fixed
Problem with docassemble.base as a dependency in extension packages.
0.1.52 - 2017-09-15 Fixed
Problem with assembled documents on cloud storage.
0.1.51 - 2017-09-14 Added
JSON version of information on each screen.
Problem with signatures in pdf fill documents.
0.1.50 - 2017-09-10 Added
maximum image size to reduce size of uploaded images
in the browser before uploading.
cache documents for disabling document caching.
E-mailing of assembled documents.
0.1.49 - 2017-09-07 Added
Additional document caching feature.
Problem with caching of certain document types.
0.1.48 - 2017-09-06 Added
go full screen that limits behavior to mobile only.
Caching of assembled documents. Clicking on assembled documents
will now open them in a new browser tab rather than offering them
as attachment downloads.
In Google Drive synchronization, .tmp and .gdoc files are now
Spinner did not appear on signature pages.
Date validation forcing input even when date not required.
Images included in terms not appearing unless fully qualified.
0.1.47 - 2017-09-04 Added
referring_url() for accessing the original “referer” URL.
go full screen for breaking out of iframes.
Support in Docker for MySQL connections.
Error accessing machine learning training area.
Undefined mimetype error with e-mail receiving feature.
“Next will be” message in SMS interface skipped
0.1.46 - 2017-09-02 Added
Multiple choice questions where list of selections is empty.
SMS interface for multiple choice questions where list of
selections is empty.
0.1.45 - 2017-08-31 Added
password login, which will hide the
username and password fields on the login screen.
Better error messages when packages fail to install.
Better error messages in
worker.log when background processes
do not complete.
0.1.44 - 2017-08-30 Changed
object_checkboxes will now create the variable if it does not
Control mode submitting clicks twice in some circumstances.
Voice call forwarding.
Duplicate checkbox validation error message.
send_email() did not e-mail .docx files when given
Inconsistency in handling of nested questions.
0.1.43 - 2017-08-27 Fixed
Extraneous call to checkin for chat log.
Clicking elements in control mode in live chat.
Problems with db table prefixes.
Adjusted to changes in flask-user.
Downgraded to Debian jessie because there was a problem with corrupt
0.1.42 - 2017-08-24 Added
set_attributes() method for
DAFileList in order to
allow uploaded files to be used across interview sessions and not be
deleted when the session in which the file was uploaded is deleted.
url_for() method for
Hyperlinks to actions (e.g., created through
action_menu_item()) are now carried out through Ajax.
Compatibility of UI elements with ‘control’ live help feature.
Extraneous “Menu” entry in mobile menu when custom menu used.
0.1.41 - 2017-08-23 Added
require referer that allows users who use
referer blockers to use
.show() method for
DATemplate objects, for interchangability
with images in
valid types was set to
docx template file
was in use.
Typo in HTML of monitor page.
Auto-updating of version numbers in package listing.
Updating of package table so that core packages are retrieved from
pip, not GitHub.
0.1.40 - 2017-08-23 Changed
Upgraded from Debian jessie to Debian stretch
Ability to specify filenames in
attachment blocks using
Error when GIFs inserted into RTF file.
0.1.39 - 2017-08-20 Added
Page where administrator can add users manually without going
through invitation process.
Non-ASCII characters in PDF field defaults no longer stripped out
when scanning through utilities.
0.1.38 - 2017-08-16 Fixed
Bug in Alembic upgrade process
0.1.37 - 2017-08-16 Changed
datatype: checkboxes now have a “None of the above”
option by default, and input validation ensures that something is
none of the above field modifer configures it.
After registration, users will bypass the “Interviews” screen and
go right back to their interview, if they have started an interview.
uncheck others when
noyeswide. Enables a yes/no
field to act as a “None of the above” option.
“Upgrade docassemble” button on the “Update a package” page.
Automatic login after registration was not working, so users had to
enter username and password information twice.
Improved CSS for when name of interview on mobile is too long to fit
in navigation bar.
Non-ASCII characters in PDF fields when scanning through utilities
no longer cause an error.
Fixed problem introduced in 0.1.22 where interview data would be
destroyed when switching back to an interview during the same session.
0.1.36 - 2017-08-13 Fixed
Small typo that made 0.1.35 unusable.
0.1.35 - 2017-08-13 Added
Support for help text next to choices in a multiple choice list.
Database upgrades now handled by alembic by default. See the ‘use
alembic’ configuration directive.
Extension packages no longer depend on the docassemble.base or
docassemble.webapp packages. As a result, installation of an
extension package will no longer trigger a total software update.
If you want to upgrade docassemble, upgrade docassemble.webapp.
Note that packages created in earlier versions will still have these
dependencies until they are regenerated in the Playground. You can
install_requires in the setup.py file.
Bug fixes to SMS interface.
0.1.34 - 2017-08-10 Fixed
DADicts a few weeks ago but the auto-gathering
system on them was not turned off; it is turned off now.
0.1.33 - 2017-08-09 Fixed
Backwards compatibility for interviews started before
nav added as
a variable in the user dictionary.
Extension packages now depend on
docassemble.webapp so that when a
package is updated, all of docassemble is updated, not just
0.1.32 - 2017-08-08 Changed
force_ask() can ask a series of questions.
Configuration directives for customization of start page and
0.1.31 - 2017-08-07 Changed
Review page buttons now Ajax.
Screen reverts to review page after field edit.
Problem with PDF/A due to old version of pdfx.
0.1.30 - 2017-08-07 Added
Navigation bar option.
Problem with files when user logged in.
0.1.29 - 2017-08-03 Added
Input validation with Python code.
0.1.28 - 2017-08-01 Fixed
DADict object now defines ask_object_type by default
using combined with
0.1.27 - 2017-07-31 Added
mlarea data types and training system.
Better error message in Playground when interview has a syntax error.
Problem with temporary files introduced in 0.1.23 that was causing
PDF fill-in to fail.
0.1.26 - 2017-07-25 Fixed
0.1.25 - 2017-07-24 Changed
0.1.24 - 2017-07-24 Fixed
0.1.23 - 2017-07-23 Changed
Additional deletion of temporary files through cron job.
Improved performance by optimizing markdown and regex.
Newer version of labelauty, with modifications to include benefits
of older version, for compatibility with IE/Edge.
0.1.22 - 2017-07-22 Added
new_object_type option for groups.
The default for the
debug configuration directive is now
disable others field modifier can now be used on a field with
the same variable name as that of another field on the same page.
Term definition Markdown is now converted to HTML.
Fixed bug with code blocks using iterators.
Fixed problem with document attachments affecting data storage and
multiple application servers.
Playground run now resets page counter.
0.1.21 - 2017-07-14 Changed
Checkboxes now create
DADict objects rather than
all_false() methods for DADict.
Fixed bug when user invitation e-mail fails to send.
Error message when code and question blocks are combined.
0.1.20 - 2017-07-10 Fixed
Fixed another bug in edit user profile page.
0.1.19 - 2017-07-10 Fixed
Fixed bug in edit user profile page.
0.1.18 - 2017-06-28 Added
Pull package into Playground with PyPI.
initial directive now accepts code, just like
Error page now returns 404 instead of 501 when user tries to access
an interview file that does not exist.
Added MANIFEST.in so that README.md is included when packages are
bundled using setup.py.
Uploading files to Playground now checks to make sure the file is
YAML and is readable.
0.1.17 - 2017-06-24 Changed
Updated the required system version to 0.1.17.
If you updated the Python packages to 0.1.15 or 1.1.16 without
updating the system, you may have experienced an error. Now, if
changes to the Python packages alter the necessary PostgreSQL
columns or tables, those columns and tables will be changed upon
reboot after the updating of the Python packages, and will not have
to wait until an upgrade of the system.
Fixed reference in Dockerfile to non-existent file.
0.1.16 - 2017-06-24 Added
Changed PyPI username and passwords from a configuration setting to
a user setting.
More stable transition when transitioning server from non-cloud data
storate to cloud data storage
month_of() now uses defined language/locale rather than system
Executables that run as root no longer writable by www-data.
Turned off auto-start on sync supervisor process.
0.1.15 - 2017-06-18 Added
SMS option for two-factor authentication.
Option for requiring confirmation of user e-mail addresses.
Problem with apt-get update at start of Dockerfile.
0.1.14 - 2017-06-17 Changed
Renamed configuration directives from “second factor” to “two factor.”
0.1.13 - 2017-06-17 Added
0.1.12 - 2017-06-06 Changed
To facilitate GitHub workflow, attempted to preserve timestamps on
filenames in Zip files.
0.1.11 - 2017-06-04 Changed
Increased font size for better mobile experience.
0.1.10 - 2017-06-03 Changed
Look and feel of signature pages now match regular interface on
0.1.9 - 2017-06-02 Fixed
Various bugs from previous version.
0.1.8 - 2017-06-01 Fixed
Bug with Google Drive integration.
0.1.7 - 2017-06-01 Fixed
Bug with server-side encryption.
0.1.6 - 2017-05-30 Added
Google Drive integration.
0.1.5 - 2017-05-28 Fixed
Bug with logins in the middle of interviews.
0.1.4 - 2017-05-27 Changed
New algorithm for generic variables and index variables.
[Unreleased] - 2017-05-26
PDF fill-in files now editable.
Started using bumpversion.
Started a changelog.